Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

Thomas Snowden

Male 1679 - 1736  (57 years)


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  • Name Thomas Snowden 
    Born 1679  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died Oct 1736  Perquimans County, North Carolina - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I105243  Tree1
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 

    Father Thomas Snowden,   b. Bef 1659,   d. Bef 1694, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 35 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Elizabeth Perkins,   b. Bef 1663,   d. Aft 1694, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 33 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Bef 1679  Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F45670  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Constance Stiball,   b. 1687, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Jul 1705, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 18 years) 
    Married Bef 11 Apr 1704  Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • not proved Constance was a Swann
    Children 
     1. Joseph Snowden,   b. 7 Dec 1703, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1740, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 
    Family ID F46402  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Thomazin Mercer,   b. Abt 1689,   d. Abt 1728, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 39 years) 
    Married 18 Jul 1705  Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Rebecca Snowden,   b. 22 Nov 1706, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. John Snowden,   b. 29 Jul 1707, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1740, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 34 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     3. Thomas Snowden,   b. 18 Apr 1711, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. William Snowden,   b. 24 Dec 1713, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1765, Currituck County, North Carolina - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     5. George Snowden,   b. 24 Jan 1717, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 15 Oct 1743, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 26 years)  [natural]
     6. Samuel Snowden,   b. 6 Feb 1721, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1753, Pasquotank County, North Carolina - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)  [natural]  [Stepchild]
     7. Soloman Snowden,   b. 26 Aug 1724, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jul 1758, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)  [natural]
     8. Lemuel Snowden,   b. 26 Feb 1727, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 
    Family ID F46401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Elizabeth Wilson,   b. Bef 1705,   d. Jan 1744, Perquimans County, North Carolina - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 39 years) 
    Married Abt 1729  Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 16 May 2022 
    Family ID F46403  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • there is a Sr & Jr. Thomas Snowden by 1707
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      Dictionary of North Carolina Biography: Vol. 5, P-S edited by William S. Powell, pg 396

      indicates that Thomas died early 1714 leaving wife Constance and son Thomas
      ==
      EARLY INHABITANTS From The Settlement Of Perquimans To The Revolutionary Period
      From: History of Perquimans County by Ellen Goode Winslow, published Raleigh, NC 1931

      Thomas Hassold (Hassell) came from Pennsylvania about this time [February 1694/4] bringing with him Thomas Snowden, Mary and Thomas Hassold, Jr. William Barelift proved rights for himself, Sarah Beasley, James, and Johanna Beasley, Richard and Sarah Chastone (Chesson).

      The third court held in the precinct of Perquimans, convened at the same residence, [February 1694/4] with Justices present; Major Alexander Lillington, Mr. Henry White, Mr. Thomas Lepper, Mr. John Barrow, Esquires.
      Thomas Hassold presented a petition showing that Thomas Snoden, a child, was left with him by his father-in-law, Edmund Pirkins, and that said child was bound to him until he was twenty-one years old.

      Court was held on April 11, 1704, at the house of Dennis Macclenden. Some of the inhabitants of Carolina mentioned as being in Court were James Beesley (Beasley) and Mary, his wife, Francis Wells and David Harris, and wife, Elizabeth. Constance Snowden, wife of Thomas relinquished her dower right in land unto John Bateman, and Thomas Evans and Mary, his wife, acknowledged a deed made by them to Thomas Snowden. A petition was presented in Court by James Thigpen, showing the need of a road "to be cleared from the ferry out to the High Road."

      On January 1, 1704/5, Colonel William Wilkinson and Hester, his wife, by Thomas Snowden, their attorney, brought suit against Johannah Taylor; Executor of the estate of William Boyce, deceased, for two rings belonging to said Susannah. Richard Skinner became overseer of the highway "in Room of Francis Beasley."

      Court at the house of Dennis Macclenden April 1, 1705, at which date Thomas Snowden was appointed "Clearke of Court for Perquimans precinct." The Court records name the fact that about this date Deborah Whidby (daughter of John), became the wife of Henry Bonner.
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      Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
      North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
      August 07, 1693 - August 08, 1693 Volume 01, page 396
      Thomas Hossold has proved his Rights being himself twice transported Mary Hossold Thomas Hossold Junr Thomas Snowden in all five Rights

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      Minutes of the Perquimans Precinct Court
      North Carolina. Precinct Court (Perquimans Precinct)
      February 05, 1694 Volume 01, page 398
      Upon a petition exhibitted by Thomas Hassold shewing yt a child named Thomas Snoden was left wth him by his ffather in Law Edmund Pirkins upon condition to pay him 600 pounds of Tobacco per anno for his Dyatt Ordered yt the said Thomas Snoden serve the said Hassold untill his ffather in Law come for him or els till he arrive at ye age of twenty one yeares
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      Abstract of North Carolina Wills By North Carolina by John Bryan Grimes
      Thomas Snoden Feb 12 1727/8; Oct Court 1736 Perquimans County NC
      Sons:
      John (land in Bertie and stock in his mark, "the said mark being upon record"),
      Joseph (land in Bertie)
      William, George and Samuel (land in Perquimans divided among them)
      Solomon
      Lamuell
      Executors Samuel Swann and and his son John Snowden
      Wit: Richard Robins, Abraham Jennett, Thomas Trumble.
      Clerk of Court: James Cravern
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      Transcription of Provincial North Carolina Wills, 1663 - 1729/30
      Volume 1, A-K, compiled by John Anderson Brayton

      Wm BOYCE / Will
      WILLIAM BOYCEs last Will / and Testae'
      1831 William Boyce: Albemarle [Perquimans], will dated 11 June 1703, will proved 12 Oct 1703 [O/SS]66
      In the Name of God Amen the Eleaventh day of June / Seaventeen hundred and three I WILLIAM BOYCE Mercht. of Pequimmins in the County of / Albemarle in the ProprietorShipp of North Carolina being Sick and weake in body but of / Sound and Perfect memory (praise be given to God for the Same and Knowing the Uncertainty of / this life on earth and being desirous to Settle things in order doe make this my last will & testamt. / in Manner and forme following That is to Say first and Princially I Commend my Soul to / allmighty God my Creator assuredly believeing that I Shall receive full pardon and free remission / of my Sins and be Saved by the pretious death and merritts of my blessed Saviour & redeemer / Christ Jesus and my body to the earth from whence it was taken to be buryed in Such decent & / christian manner as to my Executrix hereafter named Shall be thought meet & Convenient & / as touching Such Wordly Estate as the Lord in mercy hath lent me my will & meaning is the / Same Shall be Imploy'd and bestowed as hereafter by this my will is Expressed And first I doe / revoke renounce frustrate and make void all wills by me formerly made and declare and / appoint this my last will & testamt. And first I will that all those debts and duties as 1 owe / in right or Conscience to any manner of Person or Persons whatsoever Shall be well and / truely Contented and Payd within Convenient time after my decease by my Executrixe / hereafter named.
      Item I give and bequeath unto my Mother MARY of Yarmouth in the / County of Norfolke in England the Summe of fifteene Pounds Sterling to be remitted to her / by bill of Exchange Item I give and bequeath unto my Brother ROBERT of the towne / and County last Named the Summe of twenty Shill Sterling to be payd & remitted as aforesd / Item I give and bequeath unto Mrs. JULIANE LAKERS the Summe of five pounds Curt'. money / of Carolina to be payd in Convenient time after my decease.
      Item I give and / bequeath unto Mr. ROBERT BRADLEY of Prince Georges County in Maryland the [--] / [almost entire line covered with tape, illegible] [my] will and pleasure / that my Executrix hereafter named to Send and buy or Cause to [be] purchased bought and / delivered Eight
      Gold burial] rings welt. Shall cost four and twenty Shill each wch are to be / given and distributed in manner and forme following (Viz) [to] Mrs. JULIANA LAKERS, my / Executrix hereafter named, Coll WM.WILLKINSON, his wife, JA[M]ES SLOD[torn] in Prince / Georges County in Maryland, his wife, Mr. JNO COBB, and to [torn]ER PEDYS [torn] / I give and bequeath unto MIS. JOANNA TAYLER all the rest residue & remainder of all / my goods and Chattells wheresoever or howsoever legally belonging or due unto me and / doe hereby make Constitute and ordaine the Said JOANNA TAYLER my only and / Sole Executrix of this my last will and Testamt. to See the Same pformed according / to the true Intent and meaning hereof In wittness whereof I have hereunto Sett / my hand and Seale the day and Year above written
      66 Recorded in S.S. 874.1, p. 26 and p. 19.
      WILLIAM BOYCE (Seal) W
      his marke

      Sealed and Delivered In psence of
      his
      DAVID NU HARRIS marke
      her
      ELIZ: Eliz. STUART marke
      PETER GODFREY
      f. 2
      The Last will and Testad. / of Wm. BOYCE / provd in Court Octobr. ye 12th / 1703 By the Oaths of M' PETER GODFREY & ELIZ: STEWART / Test THO: SNODEN Ck
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      Transcription of Provincial North Carolina Wills, 1663 - 1729/30
      Volume 1, A-K, compiled by John Anderson Brayton

      [287] Gregory Garfort: Perquimans, will dated I Oct 1703, will proved I I July 1704 202 piss]
      october ye ffarst Day in yer of our: Lord / God one thousoun seven hundred and three / Perquimon in Nor Carolina
      In the neame of God a men that I GRAEGORIE / GERFORT ame woke in bodey and knoing / How it may plase God all myhty to del le / with mee bot I loping by the mereces of / Jesus Crist with sure Resurecenes that / I Shall receve Parden and Remeson of all my / Sines and transgrson Commited in this / Sinfull world ffarst I give my Soul to / God that Lened mee Hoping that he will / at his Gret mercy Re[ ] me into his Hevenley / Kingdom and I Geves my bodey to Erth / too be bured in Decines maner and / macking this my Last will and testment / and Rocking all other will or willes / by me made bing in Perfect Sence and / memory Ittem I Give two my met [sic, mate?] WILLAM / PERGIZER all Holl asett Relle and persabll / aftar my deces and ffenerall Charges / is payd and I doe apount my Loving / fred WILLIAM PERGIZOR to bee my Holl / Exesctores as witnes my hand and selle / the day yore above writen
      Singed Selled in GREGORIE GARFOT (Seal)
      y1 presen of us
      FFRANCIS TOMES Juner
      her I FRANCIS TOMES Jun' / doe Sincerely Declare
      MARGRAT: M T TOMES that I Saw GREGORY / GARFOTT Sign & Seal the
      mark above Will as his last / Will & testament Witnes
      THO VAUGHTEN my hand this 11thDay of / July 1704
      FFRANCIS TOME Juner
      f. 2
      Prove' in Court > 11th Day of July 1704 / T: THO: SNODEN CI Cur
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      Transcription of Provincial North Carolina Wills, 1663 - 1729/30
      Volume 1, A-K, compiled by John Anderson Brayton

      [123] Caleb Callaway: Perquimans, will dated 10 June 1706, will proved 13 July 1706 [0/SS]
      Pequimons in North Carolina I CALEB CALLAWAY being Sick and Weak of body but through / the mercy of the Lord in Sound and perfect Mind And Memory And Considering ye Certainty / of Death and not Knoweing the time when it may pleas him to take me hence Doe / make and Ordayne this my Last will And testament first revoking All former wills or / wills by mee made doe ordayne this only to Stand & remaine as my Last will and / Testament As follows
      ltm: 1 Give and bequeath Unto my Son JOSUA CALLAWAY the / first Child that shall bee hereafter borne by my negrowe girle named RUTH Wth negrow / Girle &c wt . my Daughter. RACHELL And her husband JOHN WIATT that Lives to bee two years / And Half And the Sd mother being to Nurse the Sd CHILD tell it is Come to that Age & / then to bee Delivered to my Sd Son JOSUA or his Assins by JOHN WIATT
      It: I allso give / to my AforeSd Son JOSUA All my Coopers tools
      It: I Give Unto my Grand Daughter ELIZA: WIATT the Daughter of JOHN WIATT when Shee / Come to Age Or Att the Day of Marriage her Choyse of Any one of the rest Sd the / Children that Shall bee born One my afore S negrow Girle named RUTH I allso give to / my Sa Grand Daughter the first Mare fould that either of my two Mare brings to run / for her Use And to bee in her ffathers Custody And In Case Any of the Increas of the / Sd marefould Shall Growe Up fitt for Sailc my Will is that my Son in Law JOHN WIATT / shall have liberty to Sell the Same for Good Housald Stuf for my AforeSd Grand Child Use
      It: I Give to my Loving Wife ELIZABETH if Shee Stands to this my will All my Stock / of Sheep And one Mare And one Hors her Choys out of my Stock of Horses
      It: I Give to my Son JOSUA CALLAWAY One full third partt of All the rest of my Personal / Estate y` remains besides wt is Allready Given it is Aliso my will yt in Case my / Son JOSUA will him Self in prson Come And Live One my Plantation in Yawpim / Creek that hee Shall now forth wth: [ ye one Half of Cleare ground And half ye Barn / & Half ye Benefitt of ye Orchard butt in Case yt:
      my Son Due nott Come himself then / hee Shall nott putt A tennat theare During his mothers Widowhood
      It: the other Half of my Plantacion all the rest of the Houses thereon & Half the / Orchard
      1 appoynt And Hereby Ord` that my Afore Sd Wife ELIZA: Shall have the Use / of During her Widow hood butt in Casc yt my Sd Wife Shall Marry A Husband then / it is my Will yt may Plantation bee
      Indeferantly Devided into three parts my Sd wife / to Choos one third part During her naturall Life And my Son for th[ ]tn to Enter / On the other two Third part
      It: 1 Allso hereby appoynt y` y` other two third parts of my Personall Estate not / Already Given Shall bee And remain in the hands of my Sd Lo: Wife ELIZA: So long / as Slice remains A widow butt in Case She marries A Husband: then my will is / yt: my Son JOSUA CALLAWAY Shall Have One third part of those two Thirds of / my SI' personall Estate lies in her Hands Dureing her naturall life then my will / if yt those two thirds of my Estate in my Sd: wifes possession Att her death
      Shall / bee my Son JOSUA CALLAWAYs: And his Hey": for Ever together NO all my reall / Estate of Lands I houses &c:
      It: I Doe Appoynt My Son JOSUA CALLAWAY my Sole Exceutore of this my Last will and / testament hereby requiring him to See All my Just Debts in the first place Satisfied / Oute of my
      Estate in Confermacion of w`h: I have here unto Sett my hand / And Seale this 10 Day of Jun Ad': 1706
      Sealed & Delivered in prsents of
      THOMAS LONG 1 his mark CALEB CALLAWAY (Seal)
      JOHN BARROW
      ANTHONY A WHERRY his mark

      f. 2
      Prov'd in Court by the Oaths of THOMAS / LONG & ANTHONY WHERRY this 13th Day / of July Anno Dm' 1706
      Test TH°: SNODEN Clk Cur
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      Volume 1, A-K, compiled by John Anderson Brayton

      [163] Mary Coffine: Perquimans, will dated 17 June 1707, will proved 8 July 1707 [0/SS]
      In the name of our Lord God Evere Lasting Amen / I MARY COFFINE of the prescinct of paquams being at this / present seek and weak of body but of sound and perfict memory / doe heare make my Last will and test ment Viz as followeth / ffirst I Give and bequith my sod to god who Gave it and / my body to the earth to he decently buried And affter my / Husband JOHN THIRSTANSs Last will and test ment is / fulltilled and my debts and funrall Charges payed I give / Unto my daughter HANNAH THIRSTAN Ay bed and furnitur and / all my pewter and all my bodely aporall & the midell most Iron / pot and a brass kettell
      Item 1 give all the rest of my move= / able estate to be Equially devided betwen my daughter IIANAH / THIRSTAN and my Granddaughter SARA ROSE And I Leave and / in trust EDMOND MODLIN to be my whole and sole Exec' to [See] / this my Last will and test ment fullfilled And I doe heirby / disanull and make void all other wills Made heireto fore / As wittness my hand and seall this present seventinth day / of June Ano: on thousand seven hundred and seven
      Testes Signo
      GILBERT SMITH MARY 3 COFFINE (Seal)
      Signo
      DARBY 0 BRAYEN
      f. 2
      provd in Court by the Oaths of GILBT. SMITH & DBY / BRYAN the 8th. of July 1707
      Test THO: SNODEN CICur

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      Transcription of Provincial North Carolina Wills, 1663 - 1729/30
      Volume 1, A-K, compiled by John Anderson Brayton

      The Last Will & Testamt of JN° HARRIS was exhibited before this Board & proved by ye Oathes of EDWARD PAGETT & MARY F TYSOR [sic] two of ye witnesses thereof and Mr. SNODEN Atto" for yC Exec" pray it may lye before ye Council] untill a Spa [subpoena] be Issued out for JN° WELLS another of ye Evidences thereto for further probat thereof.
      Vol. 1, p. 864, dated 31 July 1712:
      It is ordered by this Board that a Probat be Granted to ye Last Will & Testamt of JOHN HARRIS Dec'd
      Vol. 1, p. 865, dated 31 July 1712:
      Upon Petition of ye Exec" of ye last will & Testamt of JNo HARRIS Dec'd by THOS SNODEN his Attoy praying Aprisors may be appointed to apraise ye Estate of ye Said JN° HARRIS and also to make division thereof persuant to ye said Will
      Ordered that SAMLL PAGETT RICHARD LEWIS .IN° JONES Junr and DANLL HALSEY or any three of them Doe appraize and make division of ye Said JN° HARRIS's Estate according to that will and return a true Inventory thereof into ye Sect" Office.229
      Vol. 2, p. 106, dated 28 July 1713:
      JN° ROBINSON: & SARAH: his wife & JN° NIXON: [sic] Executors of the Last will & Testamt of JN° HARRIS Deed: Comes to pros their Suite agt Wm WALLSTON in a plea of Trespass upon the Case & Declares: That: the Deft Stands Justly Indebted to the plt qualified as afsd in ye Sume of Quantity....230

      NC Colonial Records, Estates Papers, C.C.R.182, JOHN HARRIS:
      The deposition of JOHN ARTHUR aged about Sixty years / Sworne on the holy Evangelists taken before us this Seventh / day of Mary Anno Dm' 1726 Pursunant to a Dedimus I granted at March Gen': Court last directed to WILLIAM BADHAM / 'THOs: PARRIS HENRY BONNER SAM': PATCHETT Gent: or any two / of them
      This Deponant Saycth that about Sixteen Years ago he came and / Settled in this Governmt: on the plantation where JOHN HARRISS in his / life time dwelt having married the Widow of the Sayd JOHN HARRISS / deceasd, And that One THOMAS SNODEN then a practising Attorney in / the Governmt: came to the house of this Deponent and offre'd that if he / the Deponant would pay the Sayd SNODEN a fee of five pounds he would / Sett aside the Will that was proved for JOHN HARRISS, and would recover / for this Deponent the half of the personall Estate which by Virtue / of the Sayd Will had been demanded & taken from him and if he did / not he the Sayd SNODEN would have nothing from this Deponent for / fees or trouble and at the Same time declared that he could prove / it to be a false Will
      This Deponent further Sayth that JOHN / WELLS told this Deponent that he was a Witness to the Will of the Sayd / JOHN HARRISS and that after the decease of the Sayd JOHN HARRISS / one JOHN MIXON came to the sayd JOHN WELLS and desires him to putt / his hand as Wittness to Another Will and told the Sayd WELLS that / the reason for makeing the Same was because he had not time enough / to make the first Will right good; The Sayd WELLS further told this / Deponent that he refused and never did Signe the Same the Sayd / WELLS also told this Deponent that the Will which he Saw JOHN HARRISS / Execute and Signed to as Wittness had an hole in the paper And / MARY TINER was not an Evidence to the Sayd Will
      Taken & Sworne to the day / and Year first above written / before us W BADHAM
      THO PARRIS (Seal)
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      Transcription of Provincial North Carolina Wills, 1663 - 1729/30
      Volume 1, A-K, compiled by John Anderson Brayton

      [231] George Durant: Albemarle, will dated 25 May 1730, will proved 29 Sept 1730 [0/SS]163
      In the Name of God, amen ye Twenty Fifth Day of May 1730 I GEORGE DURANT / of ye County of Albemarle in the Province of North Carolian being very Sick and weak / In Body, but of perfect mind and Memory thanks be to Almighty God, for the Same / Therefore calling to mind the Mortallity of my Body, and Knowing that It is appointed / for all Men Once to Dye, doe Make and Ordain this my Last Will and Testament: / That is to Say, Principally, and first of all, I Give and Recommend my Soul Into the / Hands of God that gave It; and my Body I Recommend to the Earth, to be Buried / In decent and Christian manner; at the Discretion of my Executors: nothing doubting / but at the General] Resurrection I Shall receive the Same again by the Almighty / Power of God, and as touching Such Worldly Estate wherewith It hath please God / to bless me in this life, I Give Demise, and Dispose of the Same, In the following Manner / and Form
      Imprimis 1 Order One Mojety or Tract of Land Containing Two Hundred / Acres It being and Lying on the South Share to be Sold by my Executors and the one / half of the Money to Paid to ANTHONY HATCHs Estate
      Item, I give and Bequeath to my Well / Beloved Son GEORGE DURANT One Bible one Silver beeker with G D A upon It, and Farther, I / Desire my Executors to Build one Barn on the Plantation 1 now Live on and the Charge / to be Paid out of my whole Estate And Likewise I Order one Brick Chimney to be / Built to my Daughter MARY DURANTs House,
      Item, I Give to ANNE LONGLARTHER Five Pound / Currant Money Arid alsoe my Will is that my Son GEORGE DURANT Should have as good / Lcaring as Can be had In this Goverment And after my Lawfull Debts being Paid Then / my Whole Estate to be Equally Devided Between my Five Chilldren ANNF DURANT / MARY DURANT, SARAH DURANT, ELIZABETH DURANT, and GEORGE DURANT, and that Each / Child to be paid ass they Come of Age in In Case of Death Before They Injoye their / Estate That then their part to be Equally Devided between the Survivors And Likewise / I Doe hereby Make my Loveing Brothers ZEBULUN CLAYTON and RICHARD WHIDBEE to be my / Whole and Sole Executors to See this my last Will Performed Leaving them the Care and tuition / of my Chilldren Until] they Shall Come to age or Marryed In Wittness whereof I have / hereunto Sett my hand and Seal [torn] Day and year first above written.
      Signed Sealed & Delivered
      In presence of
      his
      THOMAS {T S} SNOWDEN
      mark
      ELIZABETH GIBSON
      JOHN STEVENS

      f. 2
      Sept' 29th 1730 / Proved this Will by the Oath of/ Mr JOHN STEVENS RICH' EVERARD
      Recorded in Chowan Co., NC, Will Book A, p. 146.
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      ABSTRACTS - DEED BOOK A: Perquimans County, North Carolina

      No. 196. "Parties to this Indenture, have set their hands, day, & year written." In presence of Thomas Snoden, Francis Foster, Jan 14, 1702-3. Thomas Snoden Reg of Perq.

      No. 205. Mar 9, 1702/3. "In the first year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne, of England." Peter Gray of Chowan Pre'ct, planter—& Peter Godfrey of Perq Pre'ct, Merchant—for £3 paid by said Peter Gray, "all my Tenement" 144a on North side of the "Narrows" of Perq River, adj on one side Plan formerly Patrick Kenedies, & on the other, land of Wm Bogue, said land lately in the tenure of Peter Gray, father of said Peter Gray, since Dec'd, of which Peter Gray now hath part there-of. At a Court held at the house of Capt James Coles 1702/3. Test. John Falconer, Thomas Snoden.

      No. 212. Ralph Fletcher Sen'r of Perq Pre'ct, for "Love, & Natual Aff. that I do bear to my Son Ralph Fletcher Jun'r, Bequeath to said son all my plan lying betwixt land of Francis Toms Sen'r, & Land of Rachel Snelling," dau of Israel Dec'd. Jan 12, 1703/4. Thomas Snoden Clerk of Court. Test. Francis Foster, James Coles

      No. 214. Jan 10, 1703. Capt Ralph Fletcher of Perq Pre'ct, for £20 to Richard Burtonshall, Planter—assigns plan., now in poss of said Burtonshall, 300a. Reg Jan 13, 1703/4. Test. Thomas Snoden, Thomas Houghton

      No. 215. Jan 10, 1703/4. Francis Foster of Perq precinct, Gent—& Hannah his wife; to Thomas Snoden of same, Planter—for £8, assigns Land, "at the head of Thomas Atteways Land," on Pocoson, & Lillys Creek. Reg Jan 13, 1703/4. Test. Denis Macklenden, Thos Houghton, John Stepney

      No. 217. Aug 13, 1730. Bartholomew Phelps, & Elizabeth his wife, of Scuppennong, in Perq Pre'ct, Co of Albemarle, to Anthony Alexander of same, for £12 pd by said Anthony - 380a in Scuppennong, on the Sound, formerly owned by Beni Massagay. Reg Jan 13, 1703/4. Test. Thos Snoden, John Falconer.

      No. 218. John Shaw assigns all Right to "within Contents," to James Newby. April 11, 1704. Test. Thos Snowden, John Stepney

      No. 222. Feb 22, 1703/4. Thomas Evins of Perq precinct, to Jeremiah Goodridge of same, for £30 in hand, assigned plan. purchased of Anthony Alexander - 359a late in the tenue of Thomas Evans. Test. Caleb Calleway, Thomas Snoden

      No. 223. Ralph Fletcher "the Elder," of Perq, "for Love & Aff, I do bear by Dau Margaret Harvey, wife of Thomas Harvey," of afore have given Land, adj that seated by Jenkins Williams, & East by Grassy point Gut. 170a. April 11, 1704. Test. John Stepney, Tho Snoden.

      No. 228. Wm Jackson assigns all Right of 208a, part of 312a named in Patent to Richard Nowell. July 11, 1704. Test. Tho Snoden, Denis Macklenden, John Anderson.

      No. 229. John Winbury, by virtue of a Power, given me by Richard Nowell, assined Right of 200a part of 400a in Patent to Wm Jackson. July 11, 1704. Test. Tho Snoden, Denis Macklenden, John Anderson.

      No. 234. Wm Williams of Chowan Pre'ct, Carpenter—for £10 s7 pd by Thomas Norcom, of same, planter—sold 150a in Perq precinct, Surveyed in the name of Richard Woolard, & sold by him to Thomes Ayres, & by said Ayres to me. Oct 7, 1704. Test. Thos Snoden, Aughter (Arthur) Carlton, Richard Woolard.

      No. 235. Thomas Norcom of Perq precinct, planter - for a sum of money pd by Thos. Snoden of same, "assigns within mentioned Deed of Sale." Oct 7, 1704. Test. Arthur Carlton, Smethwick Warburton.

      No. 245. Richard Burtonshall of Perq Pre'ct, for a Val. Con. pd by Andrew Reed of same, assigned Plantation. April 9, 1705. Test. Dennis Macklenden, Tho Snoden.

      No. 250. Oct 26, 1704. Esau Albertson of Perq Pre'ct, planter—to Mary Rooks, Widow of Richard Rooks, for £5 pd by said Mary, assigns 150a at the head of Deep Creek, "now in Occupation of Me" by order of Counsel, Mar 29, 1701. Test. Samuel Norton, Tho Snoden, Geo Harris.

      No. 254. Wm White of Perq Pre'ct, for a Sum of Money, pd by Wm Pargeter, of same, sold "my Dividend of Land," on North east side of Yeopim River200a adj Lands Surveyed for the Dau of Richard Williams Dec'd, at a place called "Deep Branch." Oct 6, 1705. Test. Tho Snoden, Tho Houghton.

      No. 255. John Falconer, of Chowan. Pre'ct, for a Sum of Money, pd by John Gray of Perq Pre'ct—assigns Land, "in the Narrows of Perq River," formerly property of Patrick Kenedy. Sept 3, 1705. Test. Tho Snoden, Tho Houghton.

      No. 256. Arnold White, & Parthene his wife, to John Cartrett (Cartright) of Albemarle Co, for £6 pd by Aughter (Arthur) Carlton, of same, sold 200a on West side of Little River, up Deep Creek, on a Branch called "Sheltons Gut." Reg Jan 10, 1705. Test. Tho Snoden, John Stepney.

      No. 257. The "Subscribers assign Right of within Deed of Sale," to Gilbert Goodale. Jan 8, 1705/6. Aughter (Arthur) Carlton. Test. John Stepney, Tho Snoden.

      No. 258. Arther Carlton, of Chowan precinct, Wheelmaker—for £7 pd by Gilbert Goodale, of Perq Pre'ct, planter sold 60a of Land called "Dogwood Neck." Jan 5, 1705/6. Arthur Carlton. Test. John Stepney, Tho Snoden.

      No. 265. Peter Baudrey of Perq precinct, Millwright—& Rachel my wife. for £13 p8 paid by Wm Long of afore. sold a Plantation. Sept 17, 1706. Test. Ann Stiball, Tho Snoden.

      No. 266. Feb 6, 1705/6. Wm White of Perq precinct, planter - & Anne his wife. to Peter Baudry of same, Millwright—for £10 pd by said Baudry sold Land "on East side of Indian Creek, in Yeopim River" - 200a adj Land of Wm Parqittor, & Maj Alex. Lillington, now in poss' of said Wm White. Test. John Falconer, Tho. Snoden.

      No. 267. Robert Douglas of Chowan precinct, planter—& Anne my wife,. for a sum of money pd by Edward Berry, of Perq precinct," assigns plan. on North east side of Yawpim River," adj Land belonging to dau of Richard Williams Dec'd, & John Hopkins - 200a. Surveyed in the name of Robert Inkinson dec'd, & now in the tenure of Edward Berry. Jan 15, 1705/6. Test. Tho's Clark, Tho Snoden.

      No. 268. Edward Berry, for a Val. Con. sold to Peter Jones of Perq Pre'ct, "all right to within mentioned Deed," At a Court held for Perquimans Feb 1, 1705/6. Test. Wm Long, Tho. Snoden.

      No. 274. Thomas & Mary Norcom doth make over unto Richard Leary, our right in Lands, in the Neck, between Yawpim Creek, & River. April 8, 1707. Test. John Lillington, Thomas Snoden. (Harveys Neck.)

      No. 290. John Lillington of Chowan Pre'ct, Gent—for £35 pd by John Bennett of Perq precinct, 170a of Land in Perq, upon Yeopim Creek. Surveyed in the name of Maj Alex Lillington. April 1, 1709. Test. Thomas Snowden, Mary Jackson.

      No. 301. John Woolard of Perq Pre'ct, Labourer - for £25 pd by Wm Eggerton, of afore Planter - 200a part of Tract, (300a) "Pattented in the name of Rich'd Woolard, my dec'd Father," now in the tenure of said Eggerton. April 6, 1710. Test. Anne Stiball, Thomas Snoden. Edward Bonwick Clk.

      No. 302. Dec 18, 1707. Thomas Houghton of Perq Pre'ct, Taylor - to Thomas Snowden Sen'r of afore Gentleman - for £25 assigns 196a on North side of Yawpim River, called "Philpotts old field." Cavey Houghton, her dower rights. Test. Wm Brethett, Thomas Legrave. Go Lumley Clk.

      No. 303. Thomas Snowden, assigns "Right of Within Deed of Sale" to Wm Phillips. Jan 5, 1709/10. Test. Rich'd Morris, Wm Brethett. Edward Bonwick Clk

      No 313. John Bennet Sen'r & "Rose my wife," for a Val. Con. unto Peter Jones; a tract of Land. Sept 20, 1709. Test. Thomas Snoden, Robert Jones.

      No. 334. Peter Jones of the Pre'ct of Perq. Planter—to Wm Tetterton of afore for £15 sold 200a on North side of Yeopim River. "Land belonging to the Daus of Richard Williams Dec'd," lately in poss' of John Hopkins. Surveyed in the name of Robert Inkinson, Dec'd, and now in the tenure of Peter Jones. Mar 8, 1711-12. Test. Anne Stiball, Thomas Snoden.

      No. 337. Wm Tetterton & Sarah my wife, James Cittison & Hannah my wife of Perq Pre'ct: Whereas; John Lilly in his life time did for a sum due from Charles Macdaniel, Late of afore obtained a Judgement against said Macdaniel, "on a Moyrty of Land" belonging to said Macdaniel on North side of the Narrows" of Perq River - 500a to Thomas Blitchenden for £3 pd by said Blitchenden, our Right in aforesaid Land, "Entered by said John Lilly. April 14, 1713. Test. John Stepney, Tho Snowden. Court at the house of Mr Richard French. (Thomas Blitchenden assigned said Land to Anthony Haskitt.)

      No. 344. James Foster doth sell to Samuel Right (Wright) Land, adj Thomas Robeson. Reg 13 — 1714. Test. Thomas Snoden, George Lo.

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